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Beverly Heard

Feb 26, 2015 8:02pm

Beverly Denise Heard, 53, of Pine Bluff died February 22, 2015. She was born April 19, 1961 in Pine BLuff to the late Bobby and Louise Brinkley Heard.

Survivors are two sons, Dennis Heard...

Eular Coakley

Feb 26, 2015 8:02pm

Mrs. Eular Coakley, 85, of Pine Bluff passed Wednesday, February 25, 2015. Funeral Arrangements will be announced by Brown Funeral Home of Pine Bluff.

Court affirms class-action status for cigarette lawsuit

Feb 26, 2015 8:02pm

LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Supreme Court on Thursday affirmed class-action status for a lawsuit alleging that cigarette maker Philip Morris violated the Arkansas Deceptive Trade Practices Act by...

Hazel Brown

Feb 26, 2015 8:02pm

Mrs. Hazel Brown, 64, of Pine Bluff died Monday, February 23, 2015 at her home. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Serenity Gardens Funeral Services.

Robert Baker

Feb 26, 2015 8:02pm

Reverend Robert Earl Baker 59, of Pine Bluff, passed away February 20, 2015 at Jefferson Regional Medical Center. He was born December 22, 1955 in Pine Bluff to the late Aaron Baker Sr. and Edna...

Court: Western Arkansas school districts can challenge DHS rule

Feb 26, 2015 8:02pm

LITTLE ROCK — A lawsuit by the Fort Smith, Greenwood and Van Buren school districts challenging a state Department of Human Services rule can proceed, the state Supreme Court ruled Thursday.


Panel OKs bill to allow waivers from school consolidation

Feb 26, 2015 9:02pm

LITTLE ROCK — A bill that would allow some Arkansas school districts with dwindling student populations to avoid mandatory consolidation with other districts cleared a House committee Thursday....

Sheriff’s deputies looking for man posing as officer

Feb 26, 2015 8:02pm

Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office authorities are searing for a man posing as a member of law enforcement along U.S. 63 between Altheimer and Wabbaseka.

JCSO spokesman Maj. Lafayette Woods...


Bills to ban voyeurism via drone, OK eVersity sent to governor

Feb 26, 2015 8:02pm

LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas lawmakers gave final passage Thursday to bills to criminalize the use of drones for voyeurism and help clear the way for the University of Arkansas System to establish its...

UA notebook: Bielema addresses Beanum’s punishments

Feb 26, 2015 8:02pm

FAYETTEVILLE – Arkansas football coach Bret Bielema met with the media for the first time since national signing day on Thursday. He gave updates on the progress of new players, injuries,...